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crozer says

I’m fine with all the badges, but GIVE THE SALES BADGES THEIR COLOR BACK!

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crozer says

Dear natman,

An office I work for, which agreed to purchase 10 regular licenses of one of my products, has been suspended. There are US$80 on that account and I’m wondering what you plan on doing? I couldn’t care less about the 100% rates – I wouldn’t mind waiting for everything to settle down to then proceed with the purchases, under the regular rates.

Thank you!

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crozer says

The badges are looking great, but bring back colors to the author badges, please!

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crozer says

This is so 2005. I love it.

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crozer says

I don’t think it has anything to do with “supply and demand”. Envato hasn’t expanded the marketplace platform fast enough for the growth, we’ve been looking at the same home page layout since like 5 years. There are also many areas where early adopters benefit from more exposure, so it makes more sense for them to continually update their items with more features, instead of releasing new themes. With short exposure times, and top sellers with mega themes, the solution here to selling is Value for money which is what is going to make you stand out, which is why everything is super generic and loaded with as much features as possible.

It’s not necessarily true that buyers want these mega-feature packed themes, it just appears to be better value, and with most top sellers, these themes have more exposure so they are more visible to buyers. It’s a trend specific to Envato – because the platform itself is out of balance and not a fair competitive environment anymore. Without a serious revamp of the marketplaces, this trend is here to stay and will only become worse over time as authors become more desperate to compete with the top selling mega themes. Another solution would be to increase the price of some mega themes, so it’s more realistic for micro stock prices because some authors are taking advantage of the price caps, which has created this trend in the first place.

But Envato seems indifferent about these issues, I think they like the idea of these mega themes making insane profits, it’s part of their claim to fame, and pulls in more authors to chase the dream and pulls in more buyers to get insane value for money compared to other marketplaces. Similar tactics with the bundles – Envato is all about value for money to make big profits, a cheap trick which works for short term, but not sustainable for the long term.

7 years of pure knowledge. Well said.

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crozer says



Very impressive! Music is great too. I was going to say that you should do something for Aphex Twin, then I saw your work for ‘come to daddy’ :)
Haha, thank you! Putting me in the same phrase as Aphex Twin is one hell of a compliment. Thanks!
:) I sense the creepy things whispering inside you :))

You sense it right haha.

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crozer says

Very impressive! Music is great too. I was going to say that you should do something for Aphex Twin, then I saw your work for ‘come to daddy’ :)

Haha, thank you! Putting me in the same phrase as Aphex Twin is one hell of a compliment. Thanks!

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crozer says

some gorgeous bits in there, really nice work :) how long that take you to work on?

Thank you!

Hard to say, as I don’t keep track of my time when working on personal projects. As I have mentioned before, I worked on this project for a while, often changing my mind and starting new versions from scratch. After giving up on the third version, I created what you saw on video. The fourth and last version, i.e. the final product, constitutes 145 working files, which represents ca. 100-120 working days.

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crozer says

It felt like some kind of hypnosis stuff! Excellent work!

Thank you! That’s a great compliment!

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